(also spelt as Rangiya
) is a city and a municipal board
in Kamrup district
in the Indian state
. It is the regional divisional headquarters of the North East Frontier Railway
Rangia is located at . It has an average elevation of 39 metres
The word Rangia
come from two Assamese
, which together means 'to give fight'.
As of 2001
, Rangia had a population of 24,893. Males constitute 54% of the population and females 46%. Rangia has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 67%. In Rangia, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age. In this town people from different communities used to live here.
Rangiya is part of Mangaldoi (Lok Sabha constituency)